Get the single resource that defines - and illustrates - the rapidly evolving world of computer and network security. The Microsoft Encyclopedia of Security delivers more than 1000 entries detailing the latest security-related issues, technologies, standards, products, and services. It covers the Microsoft Windows platform, as well as open-source technologies and the platforms and products of other major vendors such as Cisco and Sun. Clear, concise explanations and case scenarios deftly take you from concept to real-world application. This is an essential, one-of-a-kind reference for computer professionals at all levels, from computer science majors and professional certification candidates to senior systems engineers, developers, and managers.